Physician Profile

Debapriya Datta, M.D., FCCP

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test (CPExT) Program
Office Locations:

Pulmonary Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolMaulana Azad Medical College, University of DelhiMedicine
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
InternshipLNJP Hospital, New Delhi, IndiaRotating Internship
Professional TrainingUniversity of CT Health CenterPractice Pathway Training for Sleep Medicine
ResidencyMaulana Azad Medical College Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, IndiaInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Clinical Research Interests:
(1)Evaluation of Dyspnea and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
(2)Exercise Training in COPD
(3)Evaluation for Lung Resection Surgery in Lung Cancer
(4)Ventilator Weaning Outcomes

Research Interests:

Current Research Projects:
(1)A Multicenter Prospective Study for Development and Testing of a Brief Tool that Predicts Thirty-Day Readmissions in COPD. Role: Site Investigator. Funding: SFH Best Care Grants and Pulmonary Research Fund.
(2)The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and their Impact on Severity and Survival. Role: Principal Investigator
(3)Factors Associated with Occurrence of Venous thromboembolism with Use of Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Agents in the Treatment of Lung Cancer. Role: Principal Investigator.
(4)Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the evaluation of dyspnea. Role: Principal Investigator.

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the assessment of exertional dyspnea. Datta D, Normandin E, ZuWallack R. (2015). Annals of Thoracic Medicine, In Press.

Pearls in Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine: A 26-year old man with a slowly growing heterogeneous intrathoracic mass. Nichols J, Berger N, Yap V, Fusco D, Datta D. (2014). Chest 2014; 146: e19-23, (146), e19-23.

Pearls in Pulmonary- Critical Care Medicine: A 46-Year Old Woman with Persistent Asthma and Lung Masses. Waring T, Delivanis D, Kaloudis E, Datta D. (2014). Chest 2014; 145:1166-1169,

Is the present definition of health care-associated pneumonia the best way to define risk of infection with antibiotic-resistant pathogens?. Yap, Vanessa; Datta, Debapriya; Metersky, Mark L. (2013). Infectious disease clinics of North America, 1, (27), 1-18.

Measuring unsupported arm lifts as an outcome in pulmonary rehabilitation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. Datta, Debapriya; ZuWallack, Richard L. (2013). Chronic respiratory disease, 3, (10), 159-63.